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gamut

1. Music
a. a scale, esp (in medieval theory) one starting on the G on the bottom line of the bass staff
b. the whole range of notes
2. Physics the range of chromaticities that can be obtained by mixing three colours

gamut

The gamut of a monitor is the set of colours it can display. There are some colours which can't be made up of a mixture of red, green and blue phosphor emissions and so can't be displayed by any monitor.

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Organized by MCASD assistant curator Stephanie Hanor, "Manny Farber: About Face" spans forty years and seventy paintings on paper and wood, running the gamut from the luminous single-color paper shapes of the late '60s through the relatively austere "American Candy" and film-related paintings of the '70s, to the big, vibrant, spatially dizzying splayed object works of the present.
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